Governor gives alternative to shame campaign: Jobs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 10/09/2017

Provide drug users and surrenderers jobs that can help the community. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III suggested this alternative instead of implementing different versions of the shame campaign done by some barangays in Cebu and Lapu-Lapu cities.…

ERMITA TO ROLL OUT SHAME CAMPAIGN

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram 10/07/2017

RUPINTA BACKTRACKS, EXPANDS ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo “Imok” Rupinta has changed his mind anew. Less than 24 hours after he decided to stop attaching tarpaulins on houses they identified as “drug-free,” the controversial village chief…

‘Shame campaign has public support’

Chris A. Ligan 09/13/2017

There is no stopping Barangay Pajo Chairman Junard Chan of Lapu-Lapu City from spray-painting houses as part of his anti-drug campaign despite the threat of charges by the regional Commission on Human Rights (CHR-7). But in yesterday’s…

Stopping the shame campaign

Editorial 09/13/2017

Would the threat of charges in court be enough to stop Pajo Barangay Captain Junard Chan of Lapu-Lapu City from continuing the shame campaign he launched in his area? Chan said he would stop it, but his…

Shame campaign to continue despite appeal from CHR

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 09/06/2017

The shame campaign initiated by Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City Barangay Captain will continue despite appeals from the Commission on Human Rights to stop it. Pajo Barangay Captain Junard Chan claimed that CHR chief investigator Leo Villarino told him…

92 SURRENDERED DUE TO SHAME CAMPAIGN

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Inna Gian Mejia, Miguel Ernest E. Ermac, Norman V. Mendoza 09/05/2017

Lapu mayor supports Pajo’s controversial anti-drug program; CHR asks village officials to stop it A day after the shame campaign was implemented in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, at least 92 drug users and pushers turned themselves over…

Shame campaign

Editorial 09/05/2017

If you fail to convince drug users to end their habit, then maybe they would respond to a public humiliation campaign as Barangay Pajo Chairman Junard Chan of Lapu-Lapu City did when he revived the shame campaign…

SHAME CAMPAIGN VS ILLEGAL DRUGS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette B. Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 09/04/2017

Village officials in Lapu spray-paint doors of drug suspects; CHR to investigate Mia (not her real name) was sleeping inside her room at about 8 a.m. on Monday when she heard a loud knock on the door.…

OLD WOUNDS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

Supreme Court decision triggers waves of anger, dissent The hammer has fallen on the decades-old issue of whether or not Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried a hero at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). In…

The good life

Clint Holton Potestas 10/17/2016

I AM thrilled now because I have a list of names of those who did tear my heart. I’d enumerate them at the podium and—to save my face from shame—escape thereafter through the back door of the…

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